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Children's Museum of Houston

1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
+1 713-522-1138
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Fun fun fun for the kids!

My 3 kids ages 8,5,and 3 love to run wild here. They can pretend to cook food in the little Nikos... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Jovan G
Fun fun fun!

Our family loves the children musuem, go on Thursday evenings and is free admission! However, it... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Mary C
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Hands-on interactive exhibits in the areas of science and technology, history and culture, health and human development, and the arts.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (155 reviews)
“outdoor water” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112
The Museum District
+1 713-522-1138
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

My 3 kids ages 8,5,and 3 love to run wild here. They can pretend to cook food in the little Nikos kitchen, do science project in one area.. Then go outside to play with the water features. Every where you turn there is something new...More

Thank Jovan G
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Our family loves the children musuem, go on Thursday evenings and is free admission! However, it gets super crowded and it can get intense, so if you have wee little ones you're probably better off going in the morning with them.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

My son loves to come to this museum! He always have fun everytime we come. A friend came to visit us to Houston, and she has two little girls five and six; I took them to the museum and they loved it! they build handcrafts...More

Thank Mariana M
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Took my 3-year-old granddaughter and she had a great time. I used to take my daughters 35 years ago and was surprised how much has been added. It's great for all ages, so many things to do, beautiful outdoor water space.

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Children's Museum is a great destination for family members of all ages. It has activities for younger children, tweens, teens and adults. I especially like Kidtropolis, the water play park (remember to bring a bathing suit or change of clothes) and the activity basement...More

Thank JamesSMc
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Tho the Children's Museum of Houston is a well meant amenity for our great city... I feel they have missed the mark due to the areas being too small, the "hands on" approach need to be monitored a bit more and the "infant" areas are...More

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CMHouston80, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Houston, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2016

thanksinadvance, We're disappointed in ourselves for letting you down during your visit to the Museum. Please note we strive to maintain the highest quality of visitor experience. Summer is our busiest season which may lead to congestion in our most popular exhibits. Our less crowded...More

Reviewed July 26, 2016

Educational, organized and fun. Recommend going during the week to avoid the crowds. You also include a couple of other attractions or simply a walk in the park.

Thank alomaritrq
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, although it can get very crowded! Take your kids early in the morning before the crowds arrive. Lots to see and do with hands-on activities. The areas are very strategically planned. The kids loved the area with the police car and miniature...More

Thank 719helenc
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I have been taking my kids to the Children's Museum for the last 10-11 years and they just simply cannot get enough of it! Incredibly teens and tweens find this place interesting,amusing and educational and I cannot agree more....is the perfect combination of learning while...More

Thank 4dias
Reviewed July 25, 2016

There is so much to do, and I still didn't get to do everything. It is overwhelming, I don't recommend going to another museum/activity after this one because this one is enough to drain everyone. Unfortunately, I don't recommend it if your child is sensitive...More

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October 21, 2017|
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Response from Regina C | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other response that the 16 year old might be too old. The other two would be okay.
April 22, 2017|
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Response from CMHouston80 | Property representative |
Hey, Suzy! The Museum recommends arriving early or arriving late during the day. That also depends on the season; during the school year, crowd comfort is at it's best.
March 10, 2017|
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Response from niedriak | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! There will be a few things he/she can't do, but as opposed to the things your toddler will be able to do- it's worth it. I've been taking my child since he was a little over 1. Great place!